Field Hockey Champs
Prince George (12-4) Heading into the Conference 12 playoffs in 2014, Prince George was riding high. They were young, the top seed in the tournament and had played a tough schedule very well. Then they got upset by Matoaca in the first round. Their season was over. A refocused... Read more
Recaps: Week 8
Meadowbrook 23, Thomas Dale 14 For the second straight week, Meadowbrook made the most of their opponent’s mistakes. This week, five special teams gaffs aided in a 23-14 victory over Thomas Dale. After jumping out to a 14-0 lead on the strength of a 53-yard touchdown pass from Michael... Read more
Leading by Example
Vince Lombardi once said, “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” Former Matoaca field hockey player Sarah Brock, a senior on the Shenandoah University team, exemplifies... Read more
“Boogie” Henderson presents commemorative golden football
Former Green Bay Packers fullback, Super Bowl XXXI champion and Thomas Dale graduate William “Boogie” Henderson visited Thomas Dale High School on October 23, and presented a commemorative Wilson Golden Football. The presentation was part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll that celebrates high schools and communities... Read more
Frink’s record-setting career coming to a close
This week, one of Thomas Dale’s best volleyball players ever will celebrate her last home game in maroon and grey. That is senior Sydney Frink. “She’s one of the best student athletes I’ve ever had the pleasure of coaching,” said coach Aariane Hayes. “Sydney is a kid that’s gotten... Read more
Village News Top 5: Week 8
1. L.C. Bird (8-0) The Skyhawks rolled over George Wythe. There’s not much to say other than that L.C. Bird will very likely be the top seed in both this poll, and the 5A South region, meaning they will host their playoff games as long as they win up... Read more
Midlo Grads’ Time to Shine on the National Stage
First Omar Howard and Madison Day were Trojans. Then they became Spiders. The two athletes journeys started on the same field and now their paths have crossed again. Now they are preparing for a giant game as Richmond takes on James Madison. This year’s rendition should be an epic... Read more


FootballUncategorized October 21, 2015

Smaller schools thrive off multi-sport athletes. In the past, Matoaca was a small school, a tiny one – not always the 5A school they are today. These athletes make up a significant part of the school’s history and a change from the Wing-T to the spread has a few... Read more
Football Recaps: Week 7
Meadowbrook 21, Matoaca 14 In what was perhaps one of the most thrilling games of the weekend, Meadowbrook (3-4) knocked off Matoaca (5-2) on the strength of two key turnovers and a last-second goal line stand. Running the wildcat with Jamison Harrison at quarterback most of the fourth quarter,... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle Host “Pink Out” Game
The Elizabeth Davis Lady Ravens basketball team will be hosting their second annual “Breast Cancer Awareness” game on Thursday, October 22 at 3:15 p.m. The Ravens will host crosstown rival Carver. The game is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Coach Braxton Byerson encourages the community to come out... Read more